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13 WordPress Plugins to Sell Digital Downloads

WordPress is one of the most versatile content management systems, with over 50,000 plugins to customize it.

Here is a list of plugins to sell digital downloads. There are simple tools to provide download buttons, and there are advanced platforms to manage memberships and control distribution.

Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Downloads.

Easy Digital Downloads lets you sell digital products with WordPress. Allow your visitors to purchase multiple downloads at once using the shopping cart system. Easily track date, time, and even IP address of all purchased and downloaded files. Allow customers to download their purchased files endlessly or restrict file downloads by time and-or attempt. Offer discounts at flat or percentage rates and include settings for expiration, maximum uses, and more. Price: Free.

WordPress iSell

WordPress iSell.

WordPress iSell is a simple plugin for digital downloads. It integrates with PayPal. Upload files easily via WordPress media uploader or your own FTP software. Sell various types of downloads, such as PDFs, ebooks, photos, music, video, or audio. Digital downloads are automatically sent to your customers as encrypted links via email, after PayPal payment. Price: Free.



This is a WordPress plugin for Oronjo, an ecommerce platform for selling digital downloads directly to your audience. Oronjo will list your products and automatically deliver them to customers after the purchase. Easily import items into your WordPress site. Sell multiple products in one transaction. Features unlimited storage, bandwidth, and products. Price: Basic has a 4 percent transaction fee for under $50; 1.5 percent fee for over $50.

PayPal Digital Downloads

PayPal Digital Downloads.

PayPal Digital Downloads makes it easy to add ecommerce to your WordPress site, to sell digital products. Simply install the plugin, enter your PayPal business information on the settings page, and use the automatic button inserter to place PayPal Buy Now buttons on your site. Developed by an official PayPal partner, PayPal Digital Downloads works with any WordPress theme and supports 25 currencies. Price: Free.

WooCommerce Checkout For Digital Goods

WooCommerce Checkout For Digital Goods.

WooCommerce Checkout For Digital Goods allows you to skip the unnecessary fields that don’t apply to digital downloads, to expedite orders. This plugin helps to remove unnecessary fields from checkout page, to make the process smooth and easy for shoppers. Price: Free.

WordPress Download Manager

WordPress Download Manager.

WordPress Download Manager is a plugin to manage, track, and control file downloads from your WordPress site. Control access to your files, control downloads by speed or by putting a limit on download count per user, and block bots or unwanted users or spammers. You can also ask users to agree with your terms and conditions before they download. Add a price when you need to sell a digital item. Users can directly download free items. When an item has a price, users go through cart and checkout. Price: Basic is free. Premium versions start at $45.

POWr Digital Download

POWr Digital Download.

POWr Digital Download plugin is free and easy to edit with no coding required. Just embed it to any page, post, sidebar, or footer, then customize right on the live web page. Create a custom product gallery that perfectly matches your site. Accept payments via PayPal or Stripe in up to 25 different currencies. Sell digital or physical products. Upgrade to remove branding and unlock multiple payment options, discount codes, and higher file limits. Price: Free for up to three products. Premium plans start at $3.99 per month.



The Selz plugin will help you to start selling physical products or digital downloads from your WordPress site. Add a buy button, widget, or embed a store in minutes with no coding. Sell your digital files, such as ebooks, videos, music, tutorials, themes, and templates. Use with any WordPress theme. One-click sharing and selling on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Price: From 2.9 percent plus 30¢ per sale.



MemberPress gives you the ability to create, manage, and track membership subscriptions and sell digital download products. Using MemberPress, grant and revoke access to posts, pages, categories, tags, feeds, communities, and digital files based on what products your users have purchased or subscribed to. Price: $119 per year.

Paid Downloads Pro

Paid Downloads Pro.

Paid Downloads Pro allows you to sell any digital content. The plugin automatically delivers the product (via an encrypted download link) to the customer after payment is completed via PayPal, Payza, Skrill (Moneybookers), Authorize.Net, Interkassa 2.0, or EgoPay. Just upload files and insert shortcodes into your posts or pages. Price: $21.

Stripe Instant Downloads

Stripe Instant Downloads.

Stripe Instant Downloads is a plugin that allows you to sell files and accept major credit cards through Stripe. Customers click a simple CSS3 button, submit credit card details, and get an encrypted download link instantly. Price: $18.



Payhip helps digital artists, designers, and developers to sell downloads via a shortcode on a WordPress site. Offer discount coupon codes to increase sales. Also features pay-what-you-want pricing, PDF stamping, affiliate marketing, and integration for monitoring. Price: 5 percent transaction fee.



Jigoshop specializes in digital products: downloadable or virtual, variable, affiliate or simple. Built on the WordPress core, Jigoshop is free, easy to use, secure, and highly customizable. It also has an active support community. Price: Free.

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